Library Events

Join us for upcoming events, classes and programs at Hudson Library & Historical Society! All events are free and open to the public. Registration required where noted.

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F E A T U R E D   E V E N T
The Bubble Lady!
Friday, May 31, 11:00 am
The one and only Bubble Lady will wow us all with her amazing bubble skills to kick off the 2024 Summer Learning Program. All are welcome to join us for a bubbly good time! Please choose one of two time-slots and register everyone attending.
F E A T U R E D   E V E N T
The Bubble Lady!
Friday, May 31, 1:00 pm
The one and only Bubble Lady will wow us all with her amazing bubble skills to kick off the 2024 Summer Learning Program. All are welcome to join us for a bubbly good time! Please choose one of two time-slots and register everyone attending.
Magical Theater Comp
Thursday, May 30, 11:00 a.m.
Children ages 3-5 can join us as we welcome the Magical Theater Company for an exciting performance of Mother Goose! This very interactive experience will tickle your kids as they learn so many classic rhymes and songs from Mother Goose herself. Registration is required. 
Dr. Insecta’s
Saturday, Jun. 1, 11:00

Families are welcome to join us on Saturday, June 1st at 11:00 for a un-bee-lievable program with Dr. Insecta and his Bug Lab. Experience real entomology magic, and introduced to some of the largest live insects on the planet. Dr. Insecta's Bug Lab is an interactive enrichment program that entertains, educates and desensitizes fears you may have about these incredible insects.

*Please register each person attending* 

Nate the Great Ballo
Monday, Jun. 3, 10:00-12:00

Celebrate the first day of our Summer Learning Program with us with a visit from Nate the Great! He will be in the children's room crafting balloon creations on June 3 from 10:00 am to noon. 
Rockin’ Robots
Monday, Jun. 3, 2:00 pm

Kick-start this summer with the Rockin' Robots! They have performed on America's Got Talent and stages across the USA and now will be at the Hudson Library as part of our Summer Learning Program kick-off celebration. The show starts at 2:00 pm. Don't miss this rockin' good time!
 
Yoga for Kids
Monday, Jun. 3, 4:30 p.m. - 5:30 p.m.

Come practice yoga and mindfulness with Miss Lisa from One Tree Love. For grades 2-5. Registration is required. This program will be held in the flood room. Please bring a yoga mat or towel, and a water bottle.

Summer Science
Tuesday, Jun. 4, 3:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Kids going into grades K-2 are invited to join us at the library for Summer Science! We will investigate science topics – different each date – and have fun with hands-on activities and experiments. We will be outside, weather-permitting. Registration is required for each child attending.
 
CANCELLED: Invention
Wednesday, Jun. 5, 4:30 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.
CANCELLED
Discover your tech abilities as you program your very own Bot ANN-E! Explore the many uses of robots, use design engineering to create a futuristic farm, and then put Bot ANN-E to the test. Imagine all the landscapes, cities, and worlds your Bot might navigate!
This program is 2 Wednesdays in a row and it is recommended to attend both for the full 90 minutes. Register once to sign up for both dates. For students entering grades 3-8.
Sponsored by the Burton D. Morgan Foundation
Adventures in Folkta
Thursday, Jun. 6, 3:00 p.m.
Cincinnati Storyteller Paul Strickland will be at the library to share action-packed stories (based on Folktales from Kentucky, Ohio and Beyond!). Listeners will find themselves asking compelling questions as we adventurously make our way toward the “moral of the story!” 

Registration is required

All ages are welcome; content geared for grades K - 5
 
Disney’s Wish
Friday, Jun. 7, 10:30 am

Come watch the movie on the big screen! Bring a friend and sing-along!
 
Youngstirs Preview-
Saturday, Jun. 8, 1:00 p.m. - 1:45 p.m.

Children and Tweens, ages 7-13, come and learn at this preview of Youngstirs Summer Camp with Stir Studio Kitchen Hudson. This hands-on cooking demo with Chef Charlie will showcase fundamental culinary skills and fun kitchen tips.
Registration is required and space in limited. 
Please Choose one of 2 sessions: 1 p.m. or 2 p.m.

Youngstirs Preview-
Saturday, Jun. 8, 2:00 p.m. - 2:45 p.m.

Children and Tweens, ages 7-13, come and learn at this preview of Youngstirs Summer Camp with Stir Studio Kitchen Hudson. This hands-on cooking demo with Chef Charlie will showcase fundamental culinary skills and fun kitchen tips.
Registration is required and space in limited. 
Please Choose one of 2 sessions: 1 p.m. or 2 p.m.

A Girl with Scales R
Sunday, Jun. 9, 2:00 pm
Lizards and turtles and frogs, Oh My! Families can join us to meet some new reptile friends with Jen, the Girl with Scales. You will learn all about reptiles and their unique personalities, and maybe get to hold one!

Please register everyone attending.
Fairytale Art Therap
Monday, Jun. 10, 11:00 a.m.
We all have a favorite fairytale from childhood, but we probably haven’t thought about how these stories relate to our lives. Join Licensed Professional Clinical Counselor and Art Therapist, Melissa Hladek, for a 1-hour group art therapy session where she will use fairytales to foster our creativity and self-expression through art-making.

Registration opens May 10 for participants in grades K-5 only. (See 1:30pm session for grades 6-12.)
Fairytale Art Therap
Monday, Jun. 10, 1:30 p.m.
We all have a favorite fairytale from childhood, but we probably haven’t thought about how these stories relate to our lives. Join Licensed Professional Clinical Counselor and Art Therapist, Melissa Hladek, for a 1-hour group art therapy session where she will use fairytales to foster our creativity and self-expression through art-making.
Registration opens May 10 for participants in grades 6-12 only. (See 11am session for grades k-5)
Yoga for Kids
Monday, Jun. 10, 4:30 p.m. - 5:30 p.m.

Come practice yoga and mindfulness with Miss Lisa from One Tree Love. For grades 2-5. Registration is required. This program will be held in the flood room. Please bring a yoga mat or towel, and a water bottle.

Lunch Bunch
Tuesday, Jun. 11, 12:00 p.m. - 1:00 p.m.
Join us for Lunch Bunch – a weekly program just for children entering Kindergarten in the Fall of 2024! Bring a sack lunch and a drink each week to enjoy while listening to stories on the patio! Afterwards, we’ll head into the storytime room for early literacy activities, crafts, and games that focus on concepts and skills for school readiness. 

The weekly program dates are on 6 Tuesdays, June 11 – July 16, from 12:00 p.m. – 1:00 p.m. Register only once for the entire session. This program is only for children entering Kindergarten in the Fall of 2024. 

 
Summer Coding Club K
Tuesday, Jun. 11, 4:30 - 6:00 p.m.
Join our Summer Coding Club with with FieroCode! If you want your kid to learn important tech skills and have fun along the way, we’d love to see them there! They’ll work on learning how to make websites, video games, apps, animations, and more!
So kiddos! Come have fun, make friends, and build cool stuff with us!
No coding experience required! 
For students entering Kindergarten through 5th grade, meets in the computer lab on the second floor. Space is limited. 
Registration is required. 
Sponsored by Burton D. Morgan Foundation.
Reading Buddies
Wednesday, Jun. 12, 2:00 - 3:30 pm
New readers going into Kindergarten to 2nd grade can choose a book and sit with an older student to practice their skills in this cooperative, multi-age program. Sign up for a half-hour time slot and we will pair you with the perfect partner!

This program runs every other week on Wednesday - register for each one separately.
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